On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 4:08 PM, krad <kra...@googlemail.com> wrote: > On 18 March 2010 20:41, Freddie Cash <fjwc...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 1:07 PM, Justin Hibbits <jr...@alumni.cwru.edu >> >wrote: >> >> > On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 4:03 PM, Anton Shterenlikht <me...@bristol.ac.uk >> > >wrote: >> > >> > > I was in the single user mode doing 'make installworld' >> > > when the system froze and I had to cold reboot. >> > > Now in single user mode I get to: >> > > >> > > Enter full pathname of shell or RETURN for /bin/sh: >> > > /libexec/ld-elf.so.1: /lib/libc.so.7: invalid file format >> > > /libexec/ld-elf.so.1: /lib/libc.so.7: invalid file format >> > > Enter full pathname of shell or RETURN for /bin/sh: >> > > >> > > Is there a way to recover? >> > > Or do I have to reinstall from scratch? >> > >> > Try /rescue/sh (or tcsh). It's all statically linked, so you should be >> > able >> > to recover from there. >> > >> > And if that doesn't work, try a LiveFS CD. >> >> And, if all else fails, you can do a minimal install overtop. You'll lose >> all your /etc settings, but will get a bootable system again. >> >> -- >> Freddie Cash >> fjwc...@gmail.com >> _______________________________________________ >> email@example.com mailing list >> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current >> To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" >> > > > easier and less risky to boot in on some form of live cd, mount all the fs > up under /mnt, set the DESTDIR=/mnt and continue the installworld
Yes, this is the easiest way to do things: 1. Boot live CD, USB, w/e. 2. mount all of your filesystems. 3. make -C $DESTDIR/usr/src installworld DESTDIR=$DESTDIR No loss of data. But given that you've already done the reinstall, I suppose there's no way to go back now :/... -Garrett _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"